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Passionate about cinema, Laurent Perrin began his career as assistant director to Richard Fleischer, Raoul Ruiz, Benoît Jacquot… In the 80s, he directed several short films including “Scopitone”, which he co-wrote with his friend Olivier Assayas. After a brief stint at the Cahiers du Cinéma, in 1985, he made his first feature film, “Passage secret” (Secret passage), which revealed him as a filmmaker. Two years later, he directed “Buisson ardent” (Burning bush) and received the Jean Vigo Prize for this film. In parallel to cinema, Laurent Perrin also directed many documentaries for Arte, France 3, La Cinq; including portraits of well-known personalities such as André Téchiné or Jorge Semprun… In 1991, he shot “Sushi, Sushi”, a comedy with André Dussollier and Jean-François Stévenin. In 2000, he directed the film “30 years” which brought together actors such as Laurent Lucas, Grégori Derangère, Anne Brochet, Julie Depardieu, Nathalie Richard, Arielle Dombasle…

Laurent Perrin died on 8 February 2012 at the age of 56. For Folamour, he directed “Once upon a time…King Kong” in 2010.


Watch the film Director Laurent Perrin Writers Laurent Perrin, Serge July and Marie Genin Image Olivier Gueneau, Emile Dubuisson Sound Suzanne Durand, Dimitri Tisseyre Editing Alice Lary Length 52 minutes Format 16/9…